Thursday, 27 November 2014

#education21 - how educational research is helping children with Down syndrome today

Over the 21 weeks to World Down Syndrome Day 2015, Down Syndrome Education International is highlighting 21 examples of how educational research helps and why it matters. The series is now in its fourth week, and will continue until 21st March 2015:
Educational research improves the lives of people with Down syndrome. It provides the foundation for effective support, therapy and teaching for children around the world. Follow #education21 and join a conversation about the future of educational research for people with Down syndrome. 
Sign up for emails, and follow the series on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ to join the conversation. 
21 examples of how educational research helps and why it matters... 
#1. Signing improves early vocabulary learning and communication#2. Verbal short term memory presents specific difficulties#3. Reading can be a strength and support learning and language#4. Learning to talk is a particular challenge

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